Gender Equality

Gender Equality
How did rights change between black and white women?
- In the 1800's, the women's rights moment
and the Black rights movement shared
many members, ambitions and
approaches. despite their similarities, and future goals for the betterment of the society and women in general.
Many even stated that colored women are those unfortunate group of people who have to fight discrimination based on two things -- color of their skin and their gender.
- In 1849 to 1950,rasism and segregation was
at their strongest points
- African-American women dealt not only with sexism of
being withheld to vote but also the racism of white people, both men and women.
Emma Watson's emotional speech that brought change in society:
- How has gender equality/
inequality changed
peoples lives?
- Gender equality affects not only
women, but men too.
- In the UK, suicide. is the biggest cause of
death for men
Men commit suicide as they have a pressure to complete their duties as a men.
Gender Equality laws:
- In 1923, the first equal rights
amendment was passed
- Before that, in 1873, the
Supreme Court ruled that
married women could not
practice law.
What are some milestones that were set by women?
- In 1983, Jerrie Cob was put through
astronaut testing and was the first American
woman to be sent into space by NASA.
- in 1890, Wymoning was the first state to
allow women to vote in all elections.
- In 1928, at the olympics in Amsterdam,
women were included in athletics.
- In 1903, Marie Currie was the first woman to
recive a nobel peace prize.
Gender stereotypes?
- What is a stereotype?
n social psychology, a stereotype is an over-generalized belief about a particular category of people. It is an expectation that people might have about every person of a particular group
- Some common gender stereotypes are:
Personality traits — For example,
women are often expected to be complete emotional needs, while
men are usually expected to have more power.
Many people prefer that women look after the domestic work
Many even assumes that jobs like nanny, nurses, teachers, caretakers, and others are done by women only
Women are expected to be thin and wheatesh looking.
Gender Equality vs Gender Equity
- Gender equity means fairness of treatment
for women and men, according to their
respective needs.
- Gender equality means that women and
men, and girls and boys, enjoy the same
rights, resources, opportunities and
Primary offered jobs to women in general:
Minial jobs are assigned to women from around the world
They ar worked in domestic services, like housekeepers and maid.
These jobs somehow signify the boundries that were set for women by
the working class men,
whose primary objective was to
provide shelter
In the early 20th century, there were several obligations for women in general when they showed any interest to work outside the four-walls
- What were women doing in the war?
When men left for war, there were several other jobs were created to fill the gap. For instance, around the second world war, several women were hired to work as nurses or to take care of the wounded.
- What happened when men returned from
the war?
Post the war ended, women had hard time to find some decent jobs. Men were preferred again to work in the offices.
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